Blue Ridge Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens

5251 Robert C. Byrd Drive, Beckley, WV


Sadah Rothman Steele Jackson

June 15, 1934October 17, 2019

Sadah was called to her heavenly home on Thursday, October 17, 2019. She was born on June 15, 1934, to the late Grover and Lois (McKinney) Shrewsbury of Barker's Ridge.

Sadah enjoyed cooking meals with her home full of family, especially during the holidays. If there was a little one around, she loved rocking them to sleep. She also enjoyed crocheting and made many afghans for her family that are treasured keepsakes. She also enjoyed sewing, cake decorating, and collecting dishes. She was a special blessing to her children and their families. She was predeceased by her parents, a sister, Alma Shrewsbury; a brother-in-law, Ivan Phillips; sister-in-law, Gordenia Shrewsbury and brother-in-law Jack Canada. Those left to cherish her memory are her children Danny Belcher, David (Karen) Belcher, Sandra (Darryl) Raso, Tamara (Terry) Saunders, Jason Steele, and David (Amanda) Steele II; grandchildren, Natasha (Keith) Holt, Forrest (Kelly) Belcher, Michael (Amy) Belcher, Justin (Jina) Belcher, Chance Raso, Dustin Saunders, Brianna (Josh) Queen, and Rowan, David III, and Remington Steele and Brinlee Steele; and eleven great-grandchildren. Also surviving are her siblings Vadah Phillips, Lena (Thomas) Buchanan, Frances Canada, Kyle (Drema) Shrewsbury, Doug (Faye) Shrewsbury, Shirley (Merle) Bishop, Goldie (Curtis) Shrewsbury, and Darlene (Eddie) Clay; and many cousins, nieces, and nephews. The family will receive friends for visitation from 1-3 pm at Blue Ridge Funeral Home on Sunday, October 20, 2019. A funeral service will begin at 3:00 pm. The burial will take place immediately afterwards at Sunset Memorial Park on Harper Road in Beckley where she will be laid to rest by her former husband, David Steele. Grandsons and friends will serve as pallbearers. The family wishes to extend their gratitude to Summers Nursing and Rehabilitation Home and Summers County EMS for the special care given to Sadah. In lieu of flowers, donations of remembrance may be made to Roles Chapel Missionary Baptist Church; c/o Pastor Ronald Cobb, PO Box 748, Hinton, WV 25951. Please visit www.blueridgefuneralhome.com to leave condolences to the family. Blue Ridge Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.


  • Nick Shrewsbury, Active Pallbearer
  • Wade Huffman, Active Pallbearer
  • Dustin Saunders, Active Pallbearer
  • Chance Raso, Active Pallbearer
  • Forrest Belcher, Active Pallbearer


  • Public Visitation Sunday, October 20, 2019
  • Funeral Service Sunday, October 20, 2019
  • Burial Sunday, October 20, 2019


Sadah Rothman Steele Jackson

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Doug Carico

October 19, 2019

Hi Bee. I am so very sorry for your loss. I know you and your Mom were very close and that you will miss her terribly. I just wanted you to know that I am continuing to pray for you and your whole family. Love you.

Loretta Walker

October 19, 2019

Sadah was a warm loving person. I will miss her smile and her sweet voice. My heartfelt sympathy to her family.

Brenda (Seaton) Thorn

October 18, 2019

Jason and David & family, I'm so sorry to hear of your mother's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you both.

Charlie/Nancy Holt

October 18, 2019

Sada’s granddaughter Natasha Belcher married our son Keith Holt. At their wedding Sada danced the night away. Sada always had a beautiful smile. She was a great “made from scratch “ cook. Rest In Peace Sada. You will be missed.

Brenda Miller

October 18, 2019

Jason and family;

Sending our deepest sympathy in the loss of your mom. May God give you peace and comfort.

Leonard and Brenda Miller
Peterstown, WV

Danielle Gill

October 17, 2019

Sadah it was honor too know u and take care of u. Fly high no more pain. Prayers for ur family